USS Ford Launches and Recovers First Fighter

USS Ford Launches and Recovers First Fighter
On July 28, 2017 the first-in-class carrier USS Gerald R. Ford launched and recovered her first jet, an F/A-18F piloted by Lt. Cmdr. Jamie Struck of the Navy's Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23. The first arrested landing, or "trap", occurred at 3:10 PM and the first catapult launch ... read more
Source: Maritime ExecutivePublished on 2017-07-31